Broadcast on: 9 March, 2021

Sabina Fritzsche joined us on our programme to discuss how art can be used in the context of therapy.

Broadcast on: 2 March, 2021

The Upper Strata combine guitar, bass and duelling vocals with loops, sequencers, beats, found sounds and videos. The duo's new album "Luap Elk" was released on December 18, 2020. It is a multi-layered musical journey inspired by Paul Klees' life and work.

Broadcast on: 23 February, 2021

Basel Fasnacht is a carnival that lasts for three days and nights, starting at 4 a.m. on a Monday morning and wrapping up at 4 a.m. on Thursday morning. It's 72 hours of throwing a city into colourful chaos - and it's 72 hours of drumming.

Broadcast on: 16 February, 2021

Switzerland is not just snow, mountains and cheese. Felix Wenger of, a digital marketplace for discoverers and connoisseurs of wine, promotes direct encounters between winemakers and wine lovers.

Broadcast on: 9 February, 2021

It's Valentine's Day soon and tonight the Queen of Green, Carrie Aikman, discussed what might be missing from our lives at this time - it goes beyond Cupid, chocolate and flowers.

Broadcast on: 2 February, 2021

February 2021 marks the fiftieth anniversary of women's right to vote in Switzerland. Bergli Books's "50 Amazing Swiss Women" celebrates the diverse accomplishments, struggles, and strengths of Swiss women.

Broadcast on: 26 January, 2021

Vasco Benito Garcia told us about the re-newed venture Spark, a Portuguese food and wine concept in Basel, and its challenges during Covid times. Spark had been operating in Basel for many years and was about to close down in December 2019 when Vasco and his team took over - just in time for the first wave of Covid19-related restrictions.

Broadcast on: 19 January, 2021

Freddy Burger Management are the leading entertainment & events producers and management in Switzerland, hosting some of the largest international theatre shows in the world. Sadly, in March 2020 the doors to their arena’s and theatres had to temporarily close, putting a stop to any live entertainment.

Broadcast on: 12 January, 2021

Memphis musician Jeff Hulett started playing drums at 16 years old. Around 21 he knew he wanted to be a songwriter and band leader. Today, Jeff plays in several Memphis bands, including Snowglobe and Me & Leah, as well as leading his own band. His music is eclectic, simple, and always a tad surprising.

Broadcast on: 5 January, 2021

2020 is behind us; a challenging year, to say the least! But plenty to look forward to in the new year - vaccinations are on the way, and hopefully with it, an easing of social distancing, quarantines and a resumption of travel at some point this year. 2020 was not without its merits: there was plenty of awesome new music which we've curated and showcased for you in this week's programme.